Arraignment For Suspect Today As State Mourns

posted by John Baibak - 

The woman shot dead during the  incident where a Weymouth police officer was killed is identified as  77-year-old Vera Adams.  

She was identified yesterday by family members  as the person shot and killed in her Torrey Street home on Sunday.   

Adams was a widow for over two decades, and had no children.  

Police say she was having coffee in her home Sunday when she was shot and killed.

Meantime, Emanuel Lopes will be arraigned today on murder charges....that as details are emerging about the attack that  killed Weymouth police officer Michael Chesna.  

Police say suspect  Emanuel Lopes shot Chesna around ten times with the officer's own gun.   

Lopes allegedly hit the officer in the head with a rock, then grabbed  his service revolver and opened fire. 

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